Enrico V. Sasso
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Bradford - Enrico V. Sasso, 96, of Bradford, Massachusetts, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019, at his home.
He was born in Revere, Massachusetts, March 31, 1923, son of the late Vincenzo and Domenica (Silvestri) Sasso.
Educated in Immaculate Conception School, Revere, he earned his bachelor's degree from Boston University and master's degree from Columbia. Mr. Sasso also took extended classes at Harvard and Boston College. He was an adjunct professor for Northeastern University for several years and was instrumental in bringing the extension program to Haverhill.
A World War II Army veteran, he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant and fought in both the European and Pacific campaigns.
For over 47 years he was an educator in the Haverhill Public Schools at Haverhill High School, first as a teacher in the Business Department, later as Head of the Business Department, and for the last 10 years as an Assistant Principal.
He was a longtime member of Sacred Hearts Parish in Bradford, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. A founding member and former Director of the Haverhill Teachers Municipal Credit Union where he was an honorary lifetime board member, Mr. Sasso was also a member of the ELKS Lodge #165, Haverhill. He loved playing tennis and golf, winning at cards, was an excellent bowler and trumpet player in his younger days. He was a sports fan, especially of the Red Sox and Patriots. One of his favorite pastimes was making homemade ravioli with his grandsons.
His survivors include his wife of 65 years, Rosalie (Terzian) Sasso of Bradford; a daughter, Deborah Sasso-Flanagan and her husband Shawn of Haverhill, Massachusetts; a son, Philip V. Sasso of Andover, Massachusetts; two grandsons, Philip S. Sasso-Flanagan and Andre P. Sasso; as well as several nieces and a nephew.
The family deeply appreciates the phenomenal care he received the last two years from the many caregivers and hospice nurses and staff. A special thanks to Ruth (aka Sally) Frascone for the incredible care she provided.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours, Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford. His funeral will be Wednesday, Sept. 25, beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford. Burial with military honors will be in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Enrico V. Sasso Memorial Scholarship fund, c/o HHS, 137 Monument St., Haverhill, MA 01832.
To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 22, 2019


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Norma Gibney
Sep 24, 2019
Rosalie and family,

Please accept my sincerest sympathy in the loss of Ed. A wonderful man in all respects. Rest in Peace!
Steve & Angele Dulgarian
Sep 24, 2019
Dear Rosalie: We were sorry to hear of Enrico's decease. God Bless him.
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Sep 24, 2019
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Jamie Tannenbaum
Sep 24, 2019
All my best to the family. Our prayers go out to the Sasso family.

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Maria Euele Hayden
Sep 23, 2019
Dear Rosalie, Phil, Debbie and family.
So very sorry for your loss. Mr. Sasso will be missed by so many. Wonderful man. With love and heartfelt sympathy.
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Sep 23, 2019
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